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Old 04-10-2007, 06:00 AM   #1
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What do you take?

What kinds and brands of supplements do you take? And what benefits have you seen from them? Which ones have been the biggest waste of money?

 
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Old 04-10-2007, 09:33 PM   #2
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Re: What do you take?

Alive is the best multivitamin to take. It comes both in pill and powder form. My biggest waste of money I would have to say would be Centrum. That was when I was new to taking vitamins.

 
Old 04-11-2007, 08:53 PM   #3
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Re: What do you take?

I take a lot of supplements but on and off. Here's what I take.

Bilberry- keeps my eyestrain away and took away eyestrain headaches

Evening primrose oil- I use this for neck/shoulder pain and inflammation from allergies

Chlorophyll- helps my digestive system

digestive enzymes-helps my digestive system

probiotics-helps with my GERD and gives me regular bowel movements

grape seed extract-I use it to help my allergies and it does help a little bit but I plan on discontinuing use

zinc- helps with my GERD and my armpits don't easily smell anymore

oreganol P73- I just started taking it today so it'll take a while to find out if it works

Everything I take works for me. I feel better than I have in years. My allergies don't bother me at all but my GERD does. Without all those digestive supplements I would feel horrible.

 
Old 04-12-2007, 12:48 PM   #4
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Re: What do you take?

What is Nutrilite Double X. Is that a multi vitamin?

 
Old 04-12-2007, 08:54 PM   #5
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Re: What do you take?

I take:

Spirulina by Thompsons: This gives me heaps of energy and has made my appearance look better.

Wild Fish Oil by Microgenics: I have noticed that my skin looks better and has helped my mood.

Vitamin E 500 IU by Microgenics: I have only been taking this for a few days so I can't say what the benefits have been.

Mega C High Potency by Microgenics:I have only been taking this for a few days so I can't say what the benefits have been.

Total Calcium for women by Blackmores: I don't feel anything from taking this but I hope that it works.

Ginkgo Biloba by Herron: I don't feel any different taking this supplement.

The biggest waste of my money was buying Centrum, it didn't do anything.

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Old 04-13-2007, 02:55 PM   #6
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Re: What do you take?

I take daily: Calcium, 600 mg
Magnesium, 250 mg
Vitamin E, 400 iu
Vitamin C, 1000 mg
Vitamin D, 1000 mg
Selenium, 200 mcg
Fish Oil, 2400 mg
Glucosamine & MSM 3000 mg
B Complex

I don't know much about herbal supplements but I just read that red raspberry extract is good for you so I'm going to look into that.

 
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